The G-7 is an intergovernmental political grouping of seven countries comprising the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan.
Leaders of G7 countries have agreed in an agreement at their summit to share at least 870 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines directly, at least half of which are to be delivered by the end of 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
In a virtual address at a session on 'open societies and open economies' at the G7 summit, the prime minister highlighted India's civilisational commitment to democracy, freedom of thought and liberty, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
Speaking at the end of a G-7 leaders' summit in southwest England, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised the fantastic degree of harmony among the reenergised group, which met in person for the first time in two years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for following a "one earth, one health" approach to effectively deal with the coronavirus pandemic globally, and sought the support of the G7 grouping to lift patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines, during a virtual address at an outreach session of a summit of the bloc.
World leaders are expected to announce they will provide at least 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to the world through dose sharing and financing and set out a plan to expand vaccine manufacturing in order to achieve that goal.
The much-anticipated G7 Leaders' Summit, which will mark the first in-person meeting of the member heads of state since the Covid-19 outbreak last year, is set to begin on Friday with the main focus on the pandemic and climate change.
The UK as president of the G7 summit has made vaccine supply and support for equitable access, tackling climate change and getting more children into school as central themes of the meeting of the world's leading economies.
London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the G7 summit as he confirmed details on Sunday for the high-level meeting to be presided over by Britain in the coastal region of Cornwall between June 11 and 13. Johnson had extended an invitation to Modi during a phone call […]
Washington: US President Donald Trump has announced he was postponing the G7 leaders’ summit, adding it was “outdated” and that he would like to invite more countries to the meeting, including India. “I’m postponing it because I don’t feel that as a G7 it properly represents what’s going on in the world. It is a […]
Vladivostok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and Malaysian counterpart Mahathir bin Mohamad and held discussion with them on various issues. The meeting between prime minister Modi and Abe comes after they met at the G-20 Summit in Osaka in Japan and on the sidelines of the G7 Summit […]
New Delhi: French president’s diplomatic advisor Emmanuel Bonne held wide-ranging talks with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on all aspects of the Indo-French strategic partnership, major regional and international issues, as well as G7 priorities on global challenges backed by India. Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Adviser and G7 Sherpa to French President Emmanuel Macron, arrived in […]
Delhi: In his first public engagement after returning from the G7 Summit in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday morning visited former Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s family at his Kailash Colony residence here. Jaitley passed away on Saturday, when the PM was in the UAE. From the UAE, he made a stopover at Bahrain […]
Biarritz (France): US President Donald Trump on Monday cleared the air about his controversial claim that Prime Minister Modi had asked for his mediation on Kashmir, saying that India and Pakistan could bilaterally do something “very good”. A readout of their bilateral talks here on the sidelines of the G7 summit reinforced it, saying: “President […]
Biarritz: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday highlighted India’s large scale efforts towards eliminating single use plastic, conserving water, harnessing solar energy and, protecting flora and fauna for a sustainable future in his address to a G7 session on environment here. Modi is attending the G7 Summit in this French town of Biarritz on special […]
Biarritz: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in France to attend the G7 Summit where he will speak on burning global issues of environment, climate and digital transformation and also meet the world leaders. Modi arrived here from Manama after concluding his three-nation tour to France, the UAE and Bahrain where he offered prayers […]
Manama: Ending his first ever visit to the Gulf nation Bahrain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday embarked on a visit to France to take part in the G7 Summit. Modi was seen off at the airport by Bahrain’s Deputy Prime Ministers Mohammed Bin Mubarak and Khalid Bin Abdullah. “After the first ever visit by […]
New Delhi: India will seek to reinvigorate its relations with three countries that backed India openly over the Kashmir issue — France, UAE and Bahrain, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the three this week. France, which has backed India in the UN Security Council over its moves to bring in development into Kashmir through […]
Taormina: Leaders of the world’s richest nations on Friday at the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy, inked a declaration on the fight against terrorism and extremism. Video footage released by the Italian presidency of the G7 showed leaders signing a text, and Italy’s Premier Paolo Gentiloni told journalists the statement was “a response to the […]
Rome: A two-day summit of leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrialised nations started off on Friday in the Italian town of Taormina. The heads of state of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States, plus the EU were expected to have a tough debate on issues, including terrorism, trade and […]